Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month
Listen stories from StoryCorps Historias honoring the contributions, achievements, and lived experiences of Latinx people across the US.
"They said this is the place where you're born, so no matter where you end, this is where you began."
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Stories of School and Learning
With school back in session, listen to a few of our participants as they share what education has meant for them.
Nineteen-year-old Noe Rueda tells his former teacher, Alex Fernandez, about his clever money-making endeavors as a kid in Chicago's Little Village.
After the difficult experience of helping integrate a Tennessee high school in 1964, Dr. William Lynn Weaver remembers succeeding in spite of some teachers, and because of others.
“I think you should get half my diploma.”
Cole Phillips lost his vision just months before starting high school. As a freshman, he met paraprofessional Rugenia Keefe — or Miss Ru — who attended class with him for the next four years. Shortly before graduating, Cole interviewed Miss Ru using StoryCorps Connect.